The Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board cited two Carbon County businesses for violation of the state liquor code.

Failte Inc., trading as Molly Maguire's Pub & Steak House, 5 Hazard Square, Jim Thorpe, was cited for used, or permitted to be used on the inside/outside of the licensed premises, a loudspeaker or similar device whereby the sound of music or other entertainment, or the advertisement thereof, could be heard outside. The alleged violation occurred on Sept. 22.

Pocono Doughboys Inc., trading as Valerio's, 2702 SR903, Albrightsville, Penn Forest Township, was cited for refilling liquor bottles. The alleged violation occurred on Oct. 17.

These charges will be brought before an administrative law judge who has the authority to impose penalties ranging from $50 to $1,000 for minor offenses and up to $5,000 for more serious offenses. In addition, the judge can also impose a license suspension or revocation of license based on the severity of the charge brought.